Kneel vs Kneelingly - What's the difference?

kneel | kneelingly |


As a verb kneel

is (lb) to stoop down and rest on the knee or knees.

As an adverb kneelingly is

in a kneeling position.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

kneel

English

Verb

  • (lb) To stoop down and rest on the knee or knees.
  • *
  • When the flames at last began to flicker and subside, his lids fluttered, then drooped?; but he had lost all reckoning of time when he opened them again to find Miss Erroll in furs kneeling on the hearth and heaping kindling on the coals, and her pretty little Alsatian maid beside her, laying a log across the andirons.

    Derived terms

    * kneeler

    References

    * * English irregular verbs

    kneelingly

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • In a kneeling position.